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State of Flow: The code of intrinsic motivation and high performance

By |2019-12-12T14:59:08+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: STATE OF FLOW|

It is normal to assign quasi-esoteric powers to those who achieve great feats, by either scoring 11 three-point shots in an NBA game or the mural that adorns the walls and ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. We could talk about divine inspiration, talented bodies with supernatural abilities that allow their bearers to achieve the impossible.   [...]

People and the knowledge they offer are the added value of an organisation

By |2019-12-09T10:31:10+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: HUMAN RESOURCES|

Spanish consultant Begoña Viña, author of Observatorio de Empleo and specialist in talent management and corporate communication, in an interview with PDA International, commented on the differences among generations regarding work, millennials and the role of women at work. She also highlighted the need for the Human Resources department to become company leaders. Much is said about [...]

Reverse Mentoring According to Experts

By |2019-12-02T06:47:12+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: REVERSE MENTORING|

Learning about Reverse Mentoring (i.e., involving younger employees to guide experienced workers in different fields) places us in a new direction, not only as decision makers within the company, but also in the mindset to approach our goals.   For this reason, we invite you to watch these TEDx Talks in which the experts provide us with more information about this topic:    TheRoadto Imagination and Creativity? About [...]

Reverse Mentoring: It is the Turn of Younger Employees

By |2019-11-26T16:09:22+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: MENTORING, REVERSE MENTORING|

Let’s accept it, the world has changed and, therefore, one of the major business trends consists of involving younger employees to guide experienced workers in different fields. This modality undoubtedly reverses the natural order that has followed the master-disciple bond.  In the 1990s, entrepreneur Jack Welch made reference to the dynamics of learning for General Electric based [...]

Why should we measure organisational environment?

By |2019-11-26T16:05:31+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|

When we talk about “work environment”, we’re referring to a concept that is determined by several variables. To create actions for a good perception of the work environment, it’s necessary for the talent managers to take an active position. In this sense, not only goals and results are important, but also the way they’re achieved. According [...]

Culture Vs Climate: From how things are done to how people feel

By |2019-11-26T16:01:17+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: CLIMATE|

We wake up, get out of bed and turn the TV on to see what the weather is going to be like during the day. We might need an umbrella or, on the contrary, to wear sunscreen. From one day to the other, we might feel temperature going from being inside an oven to a refrigerator. [...]

People Analytics in Human Resources Management

By |2019-11-15T07:20:34+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: BIG DATA, People Analytics.|

According to the book The Power of People by Jonathan Ferrar, People Analytics is defined as “the discovery, interpretation and communication of meaningful patterns in workforce-related data to inform decision making and improve performance.” Through people analytics, experts in Human Resources can manage big volumes of data in order to obtain a variety of benefits as regards talent management in a [...]


By |2019-11-15T07:21:26+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: BIG DATA, People Analytics.|

When updating talent management strategies, we find terms which are in fashion that, though not new, suggest a different way of “doing” and creating. In this article we will focus on People Analytics. This strategy’s aim is to use data about the work environment to manage human talent in an effective way, which allows us to [...]

The Leader as Coach

By |2019-11-08T11:56:58+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Leadership|

once upon a time, most people began successful careers by developing expertise in a technical, functional, or professional domain. Doing your job well meant having the right answers. If you could prove yourself that way, you’d rise up the ladder and eventually move into people management—at which point you had to ensure that your subordinates had [...]

Age management: when age is not an obstacle

By |2019-11-07T14:39:50+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: AGE MANAGEMENT|

Currently, the fast-changing business world implies changes in the way of making, creating and managing organisations. From the point of view of talent management, strategies are adopted to encourage diversity and inclusion as regards gender and religion, as well as aiming for multiculturalism and bridging the gap between generations. Ageing responds to a trend in the [...]